Lights Out 2020.

Last year, I did a little something called the Get Honest Project. It was all about full disclosure and telling more of my story. I was tired of portraying my life as one-dimensional and polished at all times online. Getting honest last year was a big part of healing and moving on from past chapters. … Continue reading Lights Out 2020.

My Goals for 2020

Goals, resolutions, intentions. These days are so saturated with all sorts of synonyms for one thing: making ourselves better. The turn of the year is a great time to reflect on the last 365 days and refocus on what matters to us most. I know some people aren't a fan of this sort of thing, … Continue reading My Goals for 2020

Embrace the Rejected

Nowadays, it's so easy to criticize. It's simple to dish out critiques online or even to look in the mirror and tear ourselves apart. Trends are so easily established and shared that it's glaringly obvious when we aren't participating in them, and social media has implemented this heightened mob mentality that sways our opinions before … Continue reading Embrace the Rejected

It's All Been Done Before

There are so many cop-outs we can use when we're avoiding something. There's not enough time. It's too hard. I don't have any good ideas. It's simpler to keep on doing the same. I'm too busy. No one cares. It's all been done before. This is the one that seamlessly waits in the wings of … Continue reading It's All Been Done Before

Back to Basics

When I was in third grade, my teacher made an exciting announcement: we were able to submit our own creative writing to my school's literary magazine. If our writing got picked, we would be published in the magazine available to the whole school. As you might be able to imagine, the thought of that left … Continue reading Back to Basics